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Part-time (.60 FTE), Temporary, Exempt (salaried)

Sandy Spring Friends School seeks a long-term substitute to join our Performing Arts department as a Technical Director.  This position begins in March 2019 and ends mid-June 2019. The primary responsibilities include teaching one stagecraft class, scenic and technical director for the Upper School Musical, managing all technical and safety aspects of the theater for day activities and evening events for all school divisions, as well as outside groups who rent the theater.  The substitute will be a dedicated professional who understands the demands of teaching, developing assessments, completing grading, and performing all basic administrative duties (ex. maintain attendance records, accurate gradebook, interim writing) as well as running the scenic and technical support of a busy performing arts center.

The candidate must have strong interpersonal communications skills and solid technology skills for use in instructional and professional tasks. Knowledge of Quaker history and education is desirable, but not required. For all positions, SSFS seeks teachers who value the importance of issues of diversity and can both share and teach differing points of view

At times, the substitute will be required to be on duty after regular school hours and on weekends beyond the normal school day. Depending on experience, additional duties may include overseeing the maintenance requests as well as coordinating the use and demand of four busy performance spaces. 

Primary duties include teaching one section of stagecraft class (9th-12th graders); designing and building the set and props for the Upper School Musical; managing the lights, sound, and all technical aspects for the Upper School Musical,  as well as for school evening and day events for all divisions (upper school, middle school and lower school); and including outside rental groups. Faculty and departmental meetings held after school are mandatory. (Wednesdays from 2:45-4:30)

Qualifications Include: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Theater Design and Technology or a closely related field (advanced degree preferred). The candidate must have strong interpersonal communications skills and solid technology skills for use in instructional and professional tasks. Knowledge of Quaker history and education is desirable, but not required. For all positions, SSFS seeks teachers who value the importance of issues of diversity and can both share and teach differing points of view.

Physical Requirements: The ability to navigate stairs as part of daily routines; mobility around a large campus with uneven pavement; bending and squatting as required to participate in activities; lifting/carrying boxes up to 25 pounds and the ability to move sets as necessary; and the ability to maneuver as necessary within a regular classroom setting as well as a theatre/stage setting.

Sandy Spring Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs.

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https://ssfs.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/dc530e20-360d-c353-1e5b-c84f75f98ee0/apply?source=897958-CS-11387
Job Posting Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
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School Name:  Sandy Spring Friends School
Street Address: 16923 Norwood Road
City: Sandy Spring
State: MD
Zip Code: 20860
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Phone: 301-774-7455
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Head of School: Thomas R. Gibian
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Day / Boarding: Day & Boarding
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-12
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Website: http://www.ssfs.org
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Admissions Contact: Tony McCudden
Admissions Email: tony.mccudden@ssfs.org


08/03/2017 16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860

16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860


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